GRIGOR DIMITROV

Bulgarian Tennis Player

Last Single Match
Australian Open, 25096000A$
Melbourne, Australia,
R64: [Q] Mackenzie McDonald (USA )
win: 4-6 6-2 6-4 0-6 8-6


Next Single Match
Australian Open, 25096000A$
Melbourne, Australia,
R32: [30] Andrey Rublev (RUS )

Current Ranking
3
Doubles: 400
15 Jan 2018
17 Jan 2018
World number 3 Grigor Dimitrov was pushed to the limit before scraping past 186th ranked Mackenzie McDonald of the United States who entered the main draw from the qualifications.

The Bulgarian who many experts consider as one of the favorites for the title at Australian Open, managed to win 4-6 6-2 6-4 0-6 8-6 within 3 hours and 25 minutes.

"He deserves a lot of credit. He played an unbelievable game," said Dimitrov. "I had to fight so much and in the end I think my experience helped me."

"I'm so happy with the result and the fight."

In the third round on Friday Grigor Dimitrov will play No 32 Andrey Rublev. The Russian won the only match against Dimitrov - in the second round of US Open in 2017.
15 Jan 2018
Grigor Dimitrov made a strong start to his mission of Australian Open 2018 with 6-3 6-2 6-1 win over the qualifier Dennis Novak of Austria. Dimitrov needed only 1 hour and 38 to close the match.

"I just tried to be compact, focused, used every opportunity I had and tried to save some energy," said the semi-finalist of last year's edition of the tournament.

In the second round on Wednesday Grigor Dimitrov will play the American Mackenzie McDonald, No 178.
14 Jan 2018
Seed 3 of the main draw Grigor Dimitrov will start again st the qualifier Dennis Novak of Austria in the first round of the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The match of Dimitrov and Novak is 3rd in a row at Rod Laver Arena on Monday following Ostapenko - Schiavone and Venus Williams - Bencic. The first match starts 1am CET/2am Sofia time.

The potential second round opponent of Dimitrov in the second round is the winner of the match of the qualifiers Mackenzie McDonald of USA, No 178, and Elias Ymer of Sweden, No 147.
04 Jan 2018
World No 3 Grigor Dimitrov saved two match points in the tie-break of the second set on his way to the win over the Australian John Millman 4-6 7-6(8) 6-3. Dimitrov complimented the play of Millman:“He couldn't have played the ball better,” said Dimitrov. “But also, at the same time, I thought I couldn't have done anything else besides what I did. I think two of the shots in the first match point were pure instinct for me. So I'm pleased with it.”

Grigor will next play the Brit Kyle Edmund in the quarterfinals on Friday.
02 Jan 2018
Grigor Dimitrov with partner Ryan Harrison beat the Australian pair Lleyton Hewitt and Jordan Thompson 6-3 1-6 [10-5] in the first round of the doubles at Brisbane International.

In the quarterfinals Dimitrov and Harrison will play 4th seeded Australians Nick Kyrgios and Matt Reid. The match is scheduled for Wednesday, 3rd January.

The first single match of Dimitrov will be on Thursday, 4th January, against the winner of the first round match of the qualifier Peter Polansky of Canada and the wild card holder John Milman of Australia.
20 Nov 2017
Grigor Dimitrov is officially No 3 in Emirates ATP Ranking. With the points for winning the title of the ATP FInals in London Grigor Dimitrov moved from 6th to 3rd position. Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are No 1 and No 2. Alexander Zverev is behind Dimitrov at No 4. Dominic Thiem and Marin Cilic also lost position and moved to No 5 and No 6. The runner-up of the ATP Finals David Goffin moved to best ever position of No 7. The semifinalist Jack Sock also moved to his best ever position of No 8. Stan Wawrinka dropped to No 9. The Spaniard Pabro Carrena Busta is at No 10.
19 Nov 2017
Grigor Dimitrov won the biggest title of his career! The Bulgarian won five consecutive matches at the closing tournament of the year of ATP. Dimitrov lifted the trophy after beating David Goffin of Belgium 7-5 4-6 6-3 .

This is the fourth title of Grigor Dimitrov for the year and the 8th in his career.

The Bulgarian earned $2.5 mln of the prize money. More importantly he added 1500 points to his balance which will place him as No 3 in the ranking on Monday.
19 Nov 2017
Grigor Dimitrov remains unbeaten at Nitto ATP Finals and after converting his 4th match point to beat the American Jack Sock 4-6 6-0 6-3 the Bulgarian advanced to the final match.

Dimitrov has 4 wins and no losses at O2 Arena in London and on Sunday will play the biggest final match of his career.

The rival of Grigor for winning the title is David Goffin of Belgium, who beat the 6 times ex-champion Roger Federer in the first semifinal. The match is at 6pm London time / 8pm Sofia time.

With the points won so far Grigor Dimitrov has 4650 ranking points and regardless of the result of the Sunday's match the Bulgarian will world No 3 next Monday!
17 Nov 2017
The American Jack Sock beat the German Alexander Zverev in the last round robin match to finish second in Boris Becker group. Sock advanced to the semifinals where he will play Grigor Dimitrov, who is the leader of Pete Sampras Group. In the other seminal Roger Federer will meet the winner of the match of Dominic Thiem and David Goffin.

The match of Dimitrov and Sock is scheduled for Saturday at 8pm local time/10 pm Sofia time. In 4 matches played so far Dimitrov won only once - in 2014 in Stockholm. Sock won the 3 latest matches - at Roland Garros and Rogers Cup in 2015, and at Indian Wells Masters earlier this year.

On Friday at 8pm London time/10 pm Sofia time Grigor faces Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain in the last match in group Pete Sampras. For both players the win will mean only extra ranking points and will not change the positions in the group.
15 Nov 2017
Grigor Dimitrov leads Group Pete Sampras with 2 wins and no losses after beating David Goffin 6-0 6-2 in 74 minutes. The result of the match of the Bulgarian with Pabro Carreno Busta of Spain, who replaced Rafael Nadal after his decision to withdraw from the tournament, will not change the leading position of Dimitrov in the group. In the semifinals on Saturday Grigor Dimitrov will meet the player at second position from the Boris Becker Group.

“You have days like that. I work for those days. It's very nice when they come on such an occasion,” Dimitrov said. “I'm very humbled to win that match because I just wanted to come out and compete today.”